The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 114 109 100
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 20 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.73% 0.041% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.043% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Average daily rate
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£448 £335 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.58% -26.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £335 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £335 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £445 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.98% +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% +1.85%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2535 2317 2451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.28% 93.96% 93.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1335 1119 1136
Average daily rate £370 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 79 112
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £29.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Architect
UK

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Architect across the Scotland region.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect across the Scotland region.

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 4 - - 1
Edinburgh -18 1 £525 +56.71% 1
West Lothian - - - -
Technical Architect
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Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Technical Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Architect in their job title.

1 11 (39.29%) FileNet
1 11 (39.29%) Workflow
1 11 (39.29%) IBM
2 8 (28.57%) Java
3 7 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Windows
5 5 (17.86%) Linux
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
5 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 4 (14.29%) SOA
6 4 (14.29%) Oracle
7 3 (10.71%) LAN
7 3 (10.71%) WAN
7 3 (10.71%) Citrix
7 3 (10.71%) VMware
7 3 (10.71%) SCCM
7 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
7 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
7 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (7.14%) Low Latency
8 2 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
8 2 (7.14%) ForgeRock
8 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 2 (7.14%) Open Source

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Technical Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (39.29%) FileNet
2 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Alfresco
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) LAN
1 3 (10.71%) WAN
2 2 (7.14%) VPN
2 2 (7.14%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) X.500
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) IPsec
3 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.57%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.57%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) J2EE
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
1 2 (7.14%) XML
1 2 (7.14%) Spring
1 2 (7.14%) Java SE
2 1 (3.57%) JSF
2 1 (3.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.14%) Open Source
1 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) UNIX
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Workflow
2 7 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (14.29%) SOA
4 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) UML
5 2 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (7.14%) OO
5 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.14%) Low Latency
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.57%) MVC
6 1 (3.57%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.57%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) VBScript
2 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) MIIS
3 1 (3.57%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) IBM
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) ForgeRock
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) JBoss
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ANSON MCCADE
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